Today in History, Mar. 11: Madrid bomb attack

Published on Mar 10, 2017

Highlights of Today in History: Bomb attack on Madrid's commuter trains; Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic found dead; Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader of Soviet Union; General Douglas MacArthur leaves Philippines in WWII. 

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Famous Birthdays:

  • 1957 Cheryl Lynn, American singer: 1878 disco hit, "Got to Be Real"
  • 1958 Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, interim President of Iraq
  • 1958 Anissa Jones, American actress (died 1976): Buffy on "Family Affair
  • 1966 Steve Reed, MLB pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Los Angeles
  • 1971 Johnny Knoxville, American television personality: Star of MTV show "Jackass"
  • 1978 Christopher Rice, American author: New York Times Best Selling Author
  • 1989 Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (Star Trek), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (died 2016)
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Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.